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The Florence Institute Trust Limited

What it does
    The charity was originally set up to progress with Saving the Florrie. A grade 2 Historic building in Liverpool 8 for the benefit of the community. In April 2012 The Florrie re-opened its doors and offers to all ages a wide range of social, educational, heritage, recreational, cultural activities
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur Sport
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Recreation
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Liverpool City
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1109301
  • First registered on 03/05/2005
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/01/2018 £226,095 £255,369 -£29,274 10/10/2018
31/01/2017 £262,816 £369,739 -£106,923 22/09/2017
31/01/2016 £391,014 £465,990 -£74,976 19/10/2016
31/01/2015 £390,529 £510,275 -£119,746 26/11/2015
31/01/2014 £235,086 £539,849 -£304,763 24/10/2014
31/01/2013 £2,452,714 £646,295 £1,806,419 23/10/2013
31/01/2012 £3,477,135 £302,459 £3,174,676 26/04/2012
31/01/2011 £1,277,837 £129,105 £1,148,732 10/06/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £446,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£120,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing a range of activities, classes and workshops for disadvantaged communities in Liverpool
£10,000
26/03/2018
National Lottery The organisation will recruit and train local residents as volunteers to deliver and shape community activities and events, with the aim of reducing isolation and increasing training opportunities.
£140,500
30/11/2016
Power to Change Funding to deliver accredited learning programmes for young people in catering and customer service. This will expand employment opportunities alongside community activities run at the venue.
£140,500
30/11/2016
Power to Change Funding to deliver accredited learning programmes for young people in catering and customer service. This will expand employment opportunities alongside community activities run at the venue.
£35,000
28/02/2014
Tudor Trust over one year towards the core costs of this community centre in Liverpool
Governance
Trustees (4)
  • Paul Dickson
  • Simon Humphreys
  • Sue Mcqueen
  • Christine Hendrick
Main office

The Florence Institute
377 Mill Street
LIVERPOOL
L8 4RF

Objectives

3.1 TO PRESERVE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTY OF MERSEYSIDE AND OF THE NATION AT LARGE, THE BUILDING KNOWN THE FLORENCE INSTITUTE ON MILL STREET IN THE CITY OF LIVERPOOL("THE FLORENCE INSTITUTE"); AND 3.2 IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE; AND 3.3 TO EDUCATE AND ASSIST YOUNG PERSONS THROUGH THEIR LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY AND THAT THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE MAY BE IMPROVED AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THAT OBJECT TO PROVIDE IN THE FLORENCE INSTITUTE FROM TIME TO TIME A CENTRE FOR MEETINGS, LECTURES, CLASSES AND OTHER FORMS OF LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF YOUNG PERSONS; AND 3.4 THE PROMOTION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF URBAN REGENERATION IN AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION DEPRIVATION (AND IN PARTICULAR THE DISTRICT AND SURROUNDING AREA OF LIVERPOOL 8) BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS (A) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT; (B) THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT; (C) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE